What is a .OUT File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .out extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .out file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .OUT file?

The file extension .OUT comes from Compiled Executable File. The file has the binary format, and it is a executable file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .out file on 1 platform.

How to open a .OUT file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .OUT file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .OUT file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .out file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Linux software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Linux software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .OUT file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Linux software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .OUT file?

If you cannot open the .OUT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .OUT file.ov2 – TomTom, .ova – VMware, .ova – Obtiv, .ove – GenieSoft, .ovf – VMware. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .OUT file with the Linux software on Linux.